Tag Archives: ducks

Wet weather may be a game changer for early bird hunters

For much of August and September, warm, dry weather dominated, and heading into upland bird hunting season, biologist Brad Allen was ready to pass along some age-old advice for those who’d be targeting woodcock.   But the day before this year’s season began, much of the state absorbed torrential rain — and Allen’s tune changed. […]

Through the eyes of a child: Taking stock of those special Maine moments

Each summer, family and friends have gathered at Beech Hill Pond in Otis, where we’ve basked in the sun, splashed in the water, and made memories that are still vivid, even as time rushes onward.   My family and I appreciate those days. Cherish them, even. At least, I’d like to think we do. But […]